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Reasons to back up your mobile devices

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 20, 2017 It makes a lot of sense for electronics firms to pack a variety of functions into mobile devices and expand their usefulness. Instead of confining their use to communications, companies such as Apple, … Continue reading

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Microsoft says goodbye to Windows Vista

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 7, 2017 We live in a digital era where innovations are emerging quicker than the speed of light. This means older operating systems might soon be discontinued. Case in point, Microsoft Vista. After a 10-year … Continue reading

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When did you last update your firmware?

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 18, 2017 Most IT consultants constantly remind clients of how important it is to update and patch their software, but neglect the importance of updating hardware. We don’t mean replacing it with new hardware; we … Continue reading

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The phishing craze that’s blindsiding users

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 24, 2017 Most phishing attacks involve hiding malicious hyperlinks hidden behind enticing ad images or false-front URLs. Whatever the strategy is, phishing almost always relies on users clicking a link before checking where it really … Continue reading

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Is the government really spying on you?

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 6, 2017 Wikileaks, the website that anonymously publishes leaked information, recently released a number of documents alleging widespread surveillance by the US government. The released documents claim that the vast majority of these efforts took … Continue reading

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Why you need to update Microsoft Word

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 26, 2017 Microsoft Word is a staple business application. But since so many people use it on a daily basis, hackers work tirelessly to expose and exploit flaws in the system. In fact, cybercriminals stumbled … Continue reading

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Networks: Software-defined vs virtualized

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 10, 2017 If knowing is half the battle, virtualization is one for the ages. With more than a decade of history, it’s a tough topic that business owners would be hard-pressed to ignore. Over the … Continue reading

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Cloudbleed: Your data could be at risk

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 16, 2017 A small error in Cloudflare’s code has spilled millions of login credentials, personal information, and cookies all over the internet. The bug, known as Cloudbleed, was discovered by the internet security company last … Continue reading

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Firewalls: hardware vs. software

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 15, 2017 Most people have a vague idea of what a network firewall does. But some business owners are easily fooled by promises of quick and easy solutions that can be installed and managed right … Continue reading

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Mobile malware on Android apps

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 14, 2017 Smartphones are basically palm-sized computers. As such, they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While there is no need to install bulky security software to protect against cyber threats, there are … Continue reading

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